Cherie Soria is the founder and director of Living Light Culinary Arts Institute, and has been teaching the fine art of gourmet raw living foods to individuals, chefs, and instructors for well over 15 years, and vegetarian culinary arts for more than 35 years.
Cherie is also the author of several books, including the classic Angel Foods: Healthy Recipes for Heavenly Bodies, and Raw Food Revolution Diet: Feast, Lose Weight, Gain Energy, Feel Younger!
Cherie has personally trained many of the world's top raw food chefs and instructors and is often referred to as the mother of gourmet raw vegan cuisine.
Cherie and her husband, Dan Ladermann, own and operate three other green businesses, including Living Light Cafe, Living Light Marketplace, and the historic eco-friendly Living Light Inn, all located on the beautiful Mendocino coast of northern California. They also host the Vibrant Living Expo, a raw food and healthy lifestyle conference at the Living Light Center every fourth weekend in August. Cherie and Dan have received numerous awards and accolades for Living Light International, which is recognized as one of the leading raw food businesses in the world.
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Welcome to Cherie Soria’s online videos!
We’re delighted to share with you a variety of wonderful and informative videos by Living Light Director Cherie Soria, who, as many of you know, is also a star raw food chef extraordinaire!
We offer you a glimpse of life here at Living Light—from Cherie’s plenary address at the 4th Annual Vibrant Living Expo and Culinary Showcase to her appearances on ABC-TV’s View from the Bay. We’ll also be including some of her delightful demos and extraordinary talks—Viva La Raw Food Revolution!!!
Keep visiting this site for new videos, new content, fantastic information, and always plenty of inspiring recipes and videos!
Length - 14:55 minutes
In this culinary demo, Chef Cherie Soria shows how to make her delicious Kale Coleslaw!
Organic Gardening at Noyo Food Forest Learning Garden with Chef Cherie Soria
Length - 13:48 minutes
Length - 14:16 minutes
In these videos, Chef Cherie Soria discusses organic gardening techniques!
Length - 15:05 minutes
In this culinary demo, Chef Cherie Soria shows how to make a wonderful salad using scrumptious sea vegetables!
Length - 13:40 minutes
In this video, Chef Cherie Soria shows how and where to harvest fresh sea vegetables!
Length - 43:23 minutes
In this instructional video Chef Cherie Soria along with "Chef Stef," the resident chef at Excalibur Dehydrators and Chef Diane Haworth, a spokesperson for Vitamix for the last 9 years, you'll learn about Chef Soria's favorite raw food kitchen gadgets like deyhdrators, blenders, food processors and some indispensible tips on how to best use them. You'll learn about which specific product brands Cherie uses, why she uses them and what she uses them for. If you've ever thought to yourself "How do I prepare a larger variety of raw foods?" then you need to watch this video! It's extremely powerful! You'll be amazed with how many simple and useful tips you'll learn from these experts in this 40 minute video that you can watch right through the web!
Length - 5:24 minutes
This is Cherie's first appearance on ABC's "View From The Bay" on November 5, 2008 where she created a wonderful "Chocolate Velvet" dessert.
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This is Cherie's second appearance on ABC's "View From The Bay" on April 29, 2009 where she makes delicious "Cherries Jubilant Sauce, Parfait, and Cobbler."
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